Microsoft has released .NET Framework 4.8, the first significant .NET Framework release in two years.
The new release includes improvements in multiple product areas, including Windows Forms, WCF, WorkFlow, and WPF. It also includes changes in the Base Class Library (BCL) and in the Common Language Runtime (CLR). All product areas affected by this release received bug fixes addressing different security vulnerabilities.
The new framework release is part of the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, and it is also available on Windows 7+ and Windows Server 2008 R2+.